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(Earlier) gigs of the Koki Boga Big Band

2012

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Februari 24, 2012
Swing out of Pocket
Kompaszaal
KNSM-Laan 311
1019 LE Amsterdam


April 9, 2012
Big Band Festival Goor
Buitenpodium Café De Ster
Grotestraat 91
Goor (Ov)

April 30, 2012
Elsa's Café
Middenweg 73
1098 AE Amsterdam

May 5, 2012
Liberation Day
Shopping-Center Reigersbos
Amsterdam South-East

May 27, 2012
International Jazz Festival Enschede
Oude Markt
Enschede


2011

March 13, 2011
the BadCuyp with Marleen van Emmerik
Eerste Sweelinckstraat 10
1073 CM Amsterdam

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April 29, 2011
Kompaszaal
KNSM-Laan 311
1019 LE Amsterdam

April 30, 2011
Elsa's Café
Middenweg 73
Amsterdam

October 9, 2011
the BadCuyp with Michael Rörby




2010

April 30, 2010


Oktober 3, 2010
KHL
Oostelijke Handelskade 44, Amsterdam

December 17, 2010
Kompaszaal
KNSM-Laan 311
1019 LE Amsterdam

Onfortunately this gig was cancelled due to weather conditions.


2009

On 3 sundays, January 4th, March 1st and May 4rd, we did gigs in Odeon, with singer Lils Mackintosh. See the flyers above and below.


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Furthermore we did another 6 gigs in the Kompaszaal, KNSM-Laan 311, Amsterdam:

  • December 14, 2008
  • Januari 11, 2009
  • Februari 8, 2009
  • March 8, 2009
  • April 12, 2009
  • May 10, 2009.

Also in 2009 we did a gig on 'Queen's Day'. Again at Elsa's Café, Middenweg 73, Amsterdam (starting at 12:00).


Program Big Band Battle november 8

20.00 - 20.45: the Jazz Warriors Big Band
20.45 - 21.30: the Kogi Boga Big Band
21.30 - 22.30: alternating set with various soloists


See also the Special Website


Watch a video of the Big Band Battle in Panama:



On november 8, 2009 we played at Pavillion EILAND EEN in Vinkeveen, followed by a jam-session with Truus Engels in which some members of the band participated.


2008
We started this year with a gig in De Badcuyp, on januari, 6 in Amsterdam, with singer David Chassé.


The Koki Boga Big Band with David Chassé, click for greater

Followed by gigs (september 14 and october 12, a.o.) on a very special location in de Eastern Docklands: The Kompaszaal, KNSM-Laan 311, Amsterdam, with singer David Chassé. A location with great acoustics.

Our yearly gig on 'Queen's Day' is almost becoming a tradition. Again at Elsa's Café, Middenweg 73, Watergraafsmeer, Amsterdam.

In between we accompanied a Jazzfest to celebrate the birthday of Truus Engels in the Marnixbad/Zink in Amsterdam. Together with singer David Chassé and the Pastrellis R&R.

New for us was a gig in theater Odeon on sunday June, 1 in Amsterdam. We were joined by singer Lils Mackintosh and a dancegroup doing a dance demonstration. We performed here again on sunday September, 7th and november 2nd.

The band in Odeon with Lils


2007
Our first gig this year was in the school in Amsterdam-East where we rehearse every week: Basisschool De Kraal, Amsterdam. On friday march 30 2007, starting at 14:00 hrs.

And again this year a gig in De Badcuyp, in Amsterdam, on june 17 this time. We start at 15:30 hrs.
With a guest performance of singer David Chassé.

And in between again a gig at our national holiday (Queen's Day). At Elsa's Café, Middenweg 73, Watergraafsmeer, Amsterdam.


2006
The last gig of november, 27 in De Badcuyp, in Amsterdam has pleased everyone so much that we will play here now each first sunday of the month for five months in a row.
So we had the following dates:
  • februari, 5.
  • march, 5.
  • april, 2.
  • may, 7.
  • june, 4.
We are starting usually at 16:00 hrs.

And since a long time we play again at our national holiday (Queen's Day). This time atElsa's Café, Middenweg 73, Watergraafsmeer, Amsterdam.

Also this autumn we will do gigs. After a successful gig on october, 15 on our usual site, De Badcuyp, in Amsterdam, we will return here on december 17. We begin at 15:30 hrs.


2005 was almost an exact copy of 2004 as far as gigs are concerned:

  • may, 22 - The yearly big band festival of Café Casablanca, Zeedijk Amsterdam.
  • june, 9 - We will again participate in the big band concours on the Dam in Amsterdam, organised (again) by Café Casablanca.
  • november 27, sunday - our yearly gig in De Badcuyp, in Amsterdam, starting at 16:30 hrs.


2004 was not so busy as for gigs, but we still did some succesful ones:
  • may, 23 - The yearly big band festival of Café Casablanca, Amsterdam.
  • june, 10 - Participated in the big band concours on the Dam in Amsterdam, organised (again) by Café Casablanca. Also see the photo with the Palace in the background on our homepage.
  • november, 21 - again a gig in De Badcuyp, in Amsterdam
  • december, 18 - as part of the Night-Revue, this time in Koog aan de Zaan.


2003 was a very productive year for us as for gigs. We had so many that we called the whole series: Springtour 2003! If you're interested you can down load the flyer (PDF - 256 Kb) here.
  • januari, 12 - Bot Bouw Festival in Heerhugowaard
  • januari, 23 - Desmet Studios, Plantage Middenlaan 4a, Amsterdam. In this radio- and tv-studio we made more live-recordings, for our second CD "Alweer in Desmet".
  • januari, 24 - Community Center 't open Hof in Amstelveen.
  • februari, 8 - Night-Revue, Postjesweg 1, Amsterdam.
Springtour 2003
  • april, 18 - Night-Revue, Postjesweg 1, Amsterdam.
  • april, 20 - Café Casablanca, Zeedijk Amsterdam.
  • may, 24 - Neighbourhood festival Steve Biko Plein, Amsterdam.
  • may, 24 - Wijkcentrum Alleman, Amstelveen.
  • may, 29 - Pleintheater, Sajetplein Amsterdam.
  • june, 1 - Jazz Festival Zeedijk bij Café Casablanca, Amsterdam.
  • june, 14 - Koffiehuis Hollandse Lloyd, Oostelijke Handelskade , Amsterdam.

  • november 23 - the year was finished with a gig in De Badcuyp, also in Amsterdam.


And in 2002 the following gigs:
  • januari, 13 - Bot Bouw Festival in Heerhugowaard
  • may, 3 - Het Einde van de Wereld. We joined this monthly talent contest and we won! This means that we will also play at the Open Haven Podium. Zie hieronder.
  • june, 16 - Neighbourhood festival Transvaalbuurt, a gig in school "de Kraal" near the Steve Bikoplein.
  • june, 20 - Pleintheater. Our grand final gig in this theater.

And furthermore:
  • june, 29 - Big Band Festival Medemblik. In the harbour, in front of café Brakenboer.
  • august 16, 17 en 18 - Het Open Haven Podium on the Java-Eiland. The final rounds of the talentencontest of Het Einde van de Wereld. And guess what, we won again, so we played even twice on this festival.
  • 15 oktober - Jazzcafé Casablanca Zeedijk 24, Amsterdam.


In 2001 the Koki Boga Big Band did gigs in these places:

And in 2000:

In 1999 the Koki Boga Big Band did the following gigs:

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